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HB18-1180

Mental Health Professional Dismissed Complaint Colorado Open Records Act Access

Concerning access by a mental health professional to the files of a regulatory board regarding a dismissed complaint filed against the mental health professional.
Session:
2018 Regular Session
Subjects:
Courts & Judicial
State Government

Under current law, when a complaint against a mental health professional is dismissed, information contained in the files of a mental health professional regulatory board is exempt from disclosure under the open records law. The bill allows a mental health professional who is a respondent to a dismissed complaint to access the information contained in the division of professions and occupations's and applicable regulatory boards' files. The names of the respondent's clients and other recipients of services cannot be redacted from the information provided to the respondent.
(Note: This summary applies to this bill as introduced.)

Status

Introduced
Under Consideration

Bill Text

Sponsors

Sponsor Type Legislators
Prime Sponsor

Rep. J. Melton

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